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George Sarton

George Alfred Leon Sarton was a Belgian-born American chemist and historian. He is considered the founder of the discipline of the history of science as an independent field of study. He has a significant importance in the history of science and his most influential work was the Introduction to the History of Science, which consists of three volumes and 4,296 pages. Sarton ultimately aimed to achieve an integrated philosophy of science that provided a... Read More

BornAugust 31, 1884
Ghent, Belgium
DiedMarch 22, 1956 (aged 71)
Cambridge, Massachusetts
FieldsHistory of science
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